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The AKC Remembers Steven D. Gladstone
We send our deepest condolences to his family, friends and all who knew him.
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  • Lure Coursing Trials & Tests

    Saluki Club of America

    June 13 - 14
  • Agility

    Dog Agility Association of the Ozarks

    June 17
  • Obedience

    North St. Louis County Obedience Training Club

    June 25
  • Conformation , Jr. Showmanship

    Central Wisconsin Vizsla Club

    June 30
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